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QUEBEC — A Quebec committee of elected officials says anyone diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease should be able to sign an advance request for medical aid in dying. That is the main recommendation proposed by the multi-party committee looking at expanding the province's law on end-of-life care, and it is expected to revive a sensitive debate that has divided politicians and the public. The current law, adopted in 2014, set out strict criteria that include informed consent of a patient until their
Although the Southern Ocean is a remote part of the planet, scientists say that the warming occurring in this region could have impacts on the global climate.
A bold plan meant to tackle the root causes of crime in Regina will come into focus at a meeting of Regina city council on Wednesday. The idea of the community safety and well-being plan dates back to 2019. Council at that time linked the municipality's level of crime and violence to a variety of underlying social issues. The plan that has been developed identifies six key areas of concern: Domestic violence and intimate partner violence. Food insecurity. Problematic substance use. Racism and di
Premier Doug Ford's government is extending its COVID-19 sick pay program beyond its scheduled expiry at the end of December. Ontario's COVID-19 Worker Income Protection Benefit will continue until July 31, 2022, Labour Minister Monte McNaughton told CBC News in an interview Tuesday. "I've been clear with workers throughout this pandemic that paid sick days will be in place for them until we defeat COVID-19," said McNaughton. The extension comes with Ontario averaging more new daily cases of COV
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Patients waiting for elective surgery at St. Clare's Mercy Hospital were turned away Monday due to a lack of available beds at the St. John's facility. "This was the result of a variety of factors, including the number of patients who presented at the emergency department, and the need to continue to provide inpatient care due to high acuity or unavailability of space at other facilities," an Eastern Health spokesperson said Wednesday. CBC News published a story earlier this month on capacity is
A woman with extreme celiac disease says that she did not eat for more than 40 hours because she did not receive gluten-free food at a quarantine hotel in Toronto. Sean O'Shea reports.
MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid secured first place in its Champions League group with a 2-0 win over Inter Milan on Tuesday, with both teams having already guaranteed their places in the knockout stage. Toni Kroos and Marco Asensio scored a goal in each half for Madrid, which needed at least a draw against the Italian team to win Group D. It finished with 15 points, five more than Inter. Sheriff and Shakhtar Donetsk had already been eliminated. It was the ninth straight win for Carlo Ancelotti’s team
PARIS (AP) — French authorities announced Wednesday that a man arrested at Paris-Charles De Gaulle Airport for allegedly being linked to the 2018 killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was misidentified. Saudi officials later said he was freed. The Paris General Prosecutor's office issued a short statement Wednesday after over 24 hours of checks, saying that the man arrested Tuesday was not the Khalid Aedh al-Otaibi who is wanted under a 2019 Turkish arrest warrant. “The (arrest) warrant do
WASHINGTON (AP) — The former chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence is cooperating with the House panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, according to a person familiar with the matter. Marc Short was at the Capitol on Jan. 6 and accompanied Pence as he fled his post presiding over the Senate and hid from rioters who were calling for his hanging. Short is cooperating with the panel after receiving a subpoena, according to the person, who was granted anonymity to discuss the pri
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch appeals court upheld Tuesday a lower court's decision to throw out a civil case against Israel's defense minister and another former senior military officer over their roles in a deadly 2014 airstrike. The Hague District Court ruled in January 2020 that the case against Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz and former air force commander Amir Eshel couldn't proceed because the men have “functional immunity from jurisdiction.” The Hague Court of Appeal said Tu
TORONTO — Mirvish Productions is welcoming audiences back to "Room," nearly two years after pandemic-related delays. Tickets go on sale on Saturday for the Toronto run, set for the CAA Theatre from Feb. 6 to April 10. Before that, London's Grand Theatre, which co-produced the play with Mirvish and the U.K.'s Covent Garden Productions, will host the show Jan. 11 to 29. The much-anticipated musical is based on Canadian author Emma Donoghue's 2010 novel. Adapted to include songs, "Room" stars Strat
The Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba concedes it gave leadership candidates erroneous information before October's election — but says the actual ballots were counted fairly and accurately. In a 209-page submission to Manitoba's Court of the Queen's Bench, the PC Party seeks to dismiss candidate Shelly Glover's application to declare the results of the Oct. 30 leadership race invalid and require the party to hold a new vote. Glover lost that race by 363 votes to Heather Stefanson, who
The Hawkesbury, Ont., fire department is working to put out a burning building at the corner of Main Street East and William Street. Ontario Provincial Police say a call for service came in at 7:33 p.m. The building on fire has commercial space on the main floor and residential units above. Sgt. Cynthia Savard says all occupants are safely out of the building and there are no injuries. Police are assisting the fire department by securing the scene. The fire was still burning at 10:30 p.m. on Mon
BERGAMO, Italy (AP) — The Champions League match between Atalanta and Villarreal was postponed on Wednesday because of heavy snow in northern Italy. Kickoff was initially delayed by 20 minutes before it was decided to reschedule. A new date and time has yet to be decided but it is likely the match will be played on Thursday. Snow fell most of the day in Bergamo and increased in intensity as kickoff approached. Groundsmen continuously shoveled snow off the pitch and painted over the white lines w
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EDMONTON — Alberta's total number of Omicron variant COVID-19 cases remains at 11, but the province's chief medical officer of health expects that number to grow. Dr. Deena Hinshaw also says seven of the 11 people were fully vaccinated, two were partially vaccinated and two were unvaccinated. Alberta Health is still gathering data on the effects and spread of Omicron, but Hinshaw says early indications are those who contract the variant can avoid severe outcomes if vaccinated. She also reported
In British Columbia, oil is once again moving through the Trans Mountain pipeline, which was shut down for weeks as a precaution after extreme weather set off disastrous floods and mudslides. The closure then triggered rules on gas rationing. Robin Gill explains why those measures are still in effect, and why gas prices ended up going down.